|Broadcast area||United Kingdom|
|First air date||1 May 2005 (As Fun Radio)|
|Audience share||130,000 (children and adults) (December 2007, )|
Fun Kids is a British children's digital radio station in the United Kingdom and children's website, it's previously been the winner of the Sony and Arqiva Digital Radio Station of the year. It is operated by Children's Radio UK Ltd which is owned by Folder Media. It broadcasts on DAB Digital Radio in London as well as online.
Fun Kids (formerly Fun Radio) was created by GCap Media, Hit Entertainment and the children's radio campaigner Susan Stranks. It went on-air in May 2005 with team members Matt Deegan, Gregory Watson, John Hirst and Jenny Nelson from GCap Media, Vici Woolgar and Chris Skala from Hit Entertainment and advisors Susan Stranks and David Kingsley.
Changes to Platforms
Fun Radio was initially launched on DAB digital radio in London and some areas of the South East alongside being broadcast on digital television. In January 2008, the line ups of a number of local digital multiplexes changed, with Fun Radio being removed as a service from those outside of London. In summer 2009, Fun Kids launched temporarily on the national Digital One multiplex from 27 June until 3 October, thus everyone in the United Kingdom was able to listen via DAB.
Sale to Folder Media
On 9 December 2008 Folder Media renamed Fun Radio as Fun Kids and relaunched its web presence.
Its current presenter line-up includes: Luke Franks, Alex Perkins, Hannah McBride, Jamie Mason, Josh Divney, Bex Lindsay, Sean Thorne and Justin Fletcher.
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